Photography and the art of seeing
PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE ART OF SEEING, familiarizes readers with the traditional principles of composition and visual design. However, Patterson provides technique & exercises for breaking with traditional concepts.
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its subject or theme), we may notice how that expression was achieved - by
means of particular shapes, tones, or colours. Many people simply stop
observing subject matter after the initial glimpse, and can give only a sketchy
description of it ...
In order to imagine, you depend on your memory. In order to express your subject
or theme clearly, you employ good visual design. A photographer works with two
kinds of design - the design he observes in his subject matter, and the design ...
Ornaments are frills or extras which, like good design, may be pleasing to view,
but which draw attention to themselves and away from the subject. Good visual
design draws attention to the theme or purpose of a photograph, and is
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This Third Edition familiarizes readers with the traditional principles of composition and visual design. The jargon-free text provides practical techniques and innovative exercises for breaking with ... Read full review